Holywood is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, three miles north-west of the town of Dumfries, 32 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 62 miles south of Edinburgh, 251 miles north of Cardiff, and 287 miles north-west of London. Holywood lies four miles east of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Holywood falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG2 postcode district. The post town for Holywood is Dumfries.
Holywood is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.
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Holywood is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dumfries, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dumfries.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Holywood is DG2 0RF.
Holywood is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DG2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG2 postcode district.
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The post town for Holywood is Dumfries. Holywood is in the DG2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.
The centre of Holywood is located at position 55.10152° latitude and -3.64559° longitude.
The centre of Holywood is located at the grid reference easting 295100 and northing 579804 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Holywood relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Holywood to the centre of the town.
Position of Holywood relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Holywood to the centre of the city.